The Opportunity

Fredericton, NB | Moncton, NB | Saint John, NB
Sales and Business Development

Are you a natural relationship builder with an entrepreneurial spirit? Do you have the ability to forge strong connections? Have you ever considered a transition into a law firm environment?

Our Marketing & Business Development team seeks a Business Development Coordinator to join any one of our New Brunswick offices located in Fredericton, Saint John and Moncton in a full-time permanent position.

As a Business Development Coordinator, you will be responsible for:

  • Supporting McInnes Cooper's long-term ambitions and annual business plan objectives;
  • Assist in creating a pipeline of new business opportunities within the province by implementing consistent tactics that are aligned with the firm's growth strategy. These tactics involve conducting research on clients, prospects, and industry trends, providing support for targeted business development plans, and contributing to client relationship management processes and activities;
  • Manage and support sponsorships, including assisting with deliverables (e.g. organizing attendance, liaising with vendors and working with marketing to develop collateral and branding);
  • Make budget recommendations and gather data to build business cases and evaluate ROI of spend; and,
  • Organize and support client events.

The successful candidate will possess a combination of the following:

  • Open to candidates with varying levels of experience, ideally in a professional services business development or marketing role;
  • Experience of selling intangible products and/or services, developing relationships with community partners, event planning/coordination and basic budget management;
  • Post-secondary education in business, marketing or a related discipline with a successful track record in developing and coordinating business development activities;
  • Demonstrable ability to collaborate and successfully coordinate the efforts of multiple individuals and groups to achieve results, with strong project management skills and an ability to progress multiple priorities simultaneously;
  • Strong technical proficiency in Teams, Microsoft Office and other marketing tools and;
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills.

Our team members have access to:

  • Defined-benefit pension plan;
  • Firm-paid health and dental benefits;
  • Health spending account;
  • Personal (wellness) spending account;
  • Time for you:
    • Including vacation, personal, and sick days.
  • Balancing life:
    • Work from home / Flex work options available for many team members.
  • Our Team - we can't say enough about our people! You will be part of a collaborative, collegial, respectful, and caring team; and,
  • Have the opportunity to participate in a variety of teams including Collective Social Responsibility, Wellness, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Pride@MC, AccessMC, Special Events and so many more!

McInnes Cooper is committed to building an environment that is diverse and inclusive, representative of the communities in which we serve. We welcome and encourage applications from persons who identify as racially visible, Indigenous, persons with disabilities, women in underrepresented roles, and members of the 2SLGBTQIA+ community. Applicants from these equity groups may self-identify through our online application process.

As part of the recruitment process, MC will provide accommodation(s) to candidates with disabilities. If you require accommodation(s) to participate in the recruitment process with us, please contact Amanda Walker at [email protected] or 902.455.8153.

We're looking for

Core Skills

Business Development Communication Skills Highly detail oriented Collaborative

A little bit about us

McInnes Cooper

About MC

McInnes Cooper is among the 25 largest law firms in Canada and a member of Lex Mundi, the world's leading network of independent law firms. Providing strategic counsel to industry-leading clients from Canada and abroad, the firm continues to thrive through its relentless focus on client success, talent engagement and innovation. With an integrated team of 220 lawyers and over 250 professional resources across seven offices in Charlottetown, Fredericton, Halifax, Moncton, Saint John, St. John's and Sydney, McInnes Cooper is positioned - both in size and experience - to offer clients a full range of legal services.

Our People

At McInnes Cooper you will find a team that values you. We recognize that our members are key in delivering outstanding client service and we provide a collaborative, professional environment with a member focused culture. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment that values, respects and supports different perspectives, cultures and experiences.

Diversity & Inclusion

We recognize that our individual differences make us a stronger, more adaptable law firm. We embrace these differences and give all of our members the opportunity to develop their unique skills and talents.

Collective Social Responsibility

We are recognized as a leader and innovator amongst Canadian law firms in the field of Collective Social Responsibility. Our people are concerned citizens who enjoy giving back. Together, we focus on developing ongoing partnerships with community organizations that do amazing work, often despite limited resources and public awareness. As a firm, we have the ability to respond with contributions of time and monetary support, and our people give generously of their skills and effort.

Pro Bono Legal Services

Through our Pro Bono Program, we provide legal counsel to disadvantaged people and organizations that have difficulty gaining access to justice on matters of public interest.

Environmental Stewardship

Like any large organization, our operations leave a footprint on the environment. From paper use and waste production to transportation and energy consumption, we continually look for opportunities to minimize that impact.